Blog archives at Middlehope Veterinary Hospital located in Newburgh, NY.
Know what can make Halloween truly terrifying? Pets who get into these dangerous situations. Here are 7 safety tips to keep your pets safe this Halloween: 🎃Keep all candies, including chocolates, anything containing xylitol or raisins, and anything containing a stick or wrapper, out of your pet’s reach. Chocolate, xylitol, and raisins are extremely toxic, [...]
It's getting hot, hot, hot and warm weather doesn't just affect us humans! High temperatures can cause serious health problems for our pets if we don't keep them cool. Follow these tips to keep your pets safe this week and all summer long: 1. Don't leave your pet in the car, even on mild days. [...]
Most people are aware of the threat of breast cancer to both men and women and the importance of early detection. But did you know your pets can get breast cancer, too? In honor of National Pet Cancer Awareness Month, here are four things to know about mammary cancer in pets. 1. Mammary tumors are [...]
Whether he’s not feeling well or due for his annual wellness visit, getting your cat to the vet can be stressful for both you and your kitty. Cats are the masters at hiding signs that they don’t feel well, so it’s very important for cats to visit the vet for their annual exam and as [...]
It's been a hot one! When the heat index pushes temps into the triple digits, it's important to keep your pet's health and safety in mind. A dog's normal temperature is approximately 101 degrees. When temperatures rise into the high double and triple digits, it becomes more difficult for your pet to regulate their temperature, [...]